Octoberfest German Potato Salad

Octoberfest German Potato Salad

Judy Blum Ryan 9

"This potato salad is wonderful served with Bratwurst and Kraut!"


1 h 30 m servings 355 cals
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Original recipe yields 7 servings



  • Calories:
  • 355 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 20.5 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.5g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 768 mg
  • 31%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add peeled and cut potatoes; cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, and transfer to a large bowl. Add onions.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, oil, vinegar, sugar, parsley, salt and pepper. Gently stir in the potatoes and onion. Let stand for 1 hour before serving to enhance flavors.
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  1. 227 Ratings


This is a great recipe, one handed down through many generations. My version is it a bit different as I add some dry mustard to dressing (make sure you mix your mayo, oil and vinegar well...thi...

I served this at an Oktoberfest party recently and the crowd went wild! Even people who said they didn't like potato salad in general had to try some just from the raves everyone else was givin...

I prepared this for about 40 guests at my annual Octoberfest party and it was a big success.

I was looking for the Austrian potato salad I loved during my year in Austria. After several disasterous attempts with other recipes, I found this one and gave it a try. Though it didn't look ...

I rarely have success with Potato Salad, but I followed this exactly and everyone LOVED it. It's easy and a keeper!!! The only potatoes I had were red. Did not peel-sliced them about 1/8" thic...

This was a really good recipe. I used quartered red potatoes and it came out great. Definitely better the 2nd day...the vinegar aftertaste goes away completely after it sits in the fridge over...

I'm German and this is authentic. Thanks for this.

This one is a keeper. Once you've tried it you'll make it over & over again! I scaled this recipe down for 2 & it turned out great. I also added a handful of Bacos, which gave it a little more z...

Thank you so very much for this wonderful recipe. It is easy, and very pleasing to my whole family. In fact my son that doesn't even cook, asked how to do this, and he is able to make this one ...